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Selected Style Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5i 20 27 $28,645 $31,300
Z3 2-Door Roadster 3.0i 21 29 $34,650 $37,900
2-Door Roadster M 3.2L 17 25 $42,010 $45,990
Z3 2-Door Coupe 3.0i 21 29 $34,465 $37,700
2-Door Coupe M 3.2L 17 25 $41,100 $44,990
2-Door Coupe 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 3.2L 20 27 $39,571 $42,550
2-Door Cabriolet 3.2L 19 26 $46,128 $49,600
2-Door Coupe 4.3L 18 24 $46,732 $50,250
2-Door Cabriolet 4.3L 17 24 $53,289 $57,300
2-Door Sport Coupe AMG 17 24 $63,658 $68,450
2-Door Cabriolet AMG 16 22 $73,470 $79,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,645
$39,571
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,300
$42,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$522 / month
$709 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 47.0 80.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 52.8
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.9
Second Leg Room (in) - 41.9
Second Hip Room (in) - 44.2
Second Head Room (in) - 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 52.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 159.4 180.2
Height, Overall (in) 50.9 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 58.0
Wheelbase (in) 96.3 105.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 67.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.6 59.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0 11.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.3 x .39
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.5 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.75 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 15.85
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R16 205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact 205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2899 3265
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 100
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 115
Engine
Displacement 2.5/152 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 215 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 229 @ 3000-4600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.93
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW Z3 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut Type Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Trailing Arm 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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